Talent, meet opportunity.

Handshake is LSU's modern, online career platform, connecting students and alumni to employers, job opportunities, career events, and career resources. 



Students & Alumni

Discover new career paths and find amazing opportunities. Connect with potential employers, volunteer organizations, and graduate programs to boost your career readiness. Alumni without existing Handshake accounts can request an account for free.

Alumni Handshake Request Form

Handshake is free to students and alumni – current students have accounts automatically created for them, and can log in using their myLSU credentials.

Ready to apply for an internship, full-time, or part-time job? Visit the Jobs tab in Handshake to identify opportunities on and off campus!

Explore upcoming events and fairs hosted by the LSU Olinde Career Center and potential employers under the Events tab in Handshake. With a variety of recruiting events, networking opportunities, and career workshops, there is always something to keep you inspired. 

Handshake offers help where and when you need it. Click the Career Center tab and select Resources to view resume examples, career assessments, and more digital career support. You can also schedule an appointment with us by selecting Appointments for your choice of topics, coaches, dates, and times.


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Stay top of mind with LSU talent. Register to find your next hire on Handshake. 


Expand your reach by posting jobs that reach all LSU students and alumni. 

Learn how to post a job

Handshake’s powerful applicant filtering tool allows employers to search for students based on desired qualifications or skills. Connect with candidates in-person or online directly through Handshake.

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Recruiting made easy on Handshake. Browse the Upcoming Events section to get face-to-face with LSU students or host your own event.




LSU Faculty & Staff

Take your student support to the next level. Handshake allows you to post open positions and access resources to help LSU students succeed.

Looking to hire an LSU student for your on-campus position? Faculty and staff members can post employment opportunities on behalf of their department.

To request an account, email stuemployment@lsu.edu.


LSU faculty and staff can create a Student Account in Handshake. This allows users to view job postings, career events, employers connected to LSU, and on-campus interview opportunities to better assist students.

To request a Student Account, select Student/Alumni in Handshake and email Blake Winchell to let him know you have submitted this request for approval at bwinch1@lsu.edu.

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